Portrait of Thomas Cole

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1801-1848

English Hudson River School Painter

Thomas Cole (1801-1848) was an American painter who is best known for his landscapes, particularly those depicting the Hudson River Valley and the Catskill Mountains in New York State. He was one of the founders of the Hudson River School, a group of artists who painted romantic landscapes that celebrated the natural beauty of America.

Cole was born in Bolton-le-Moors, Lancashire, England, on February 1, 1801. His family moved to the United States in 1818, settling in Steubenville, Ohio. Cole's father was a woolen manufacturer, and he encouraged his son's interest in art.

Cole began his artistic training in Philadelphia in 1822, where he studied with the portrait painter Stein. He then traveled to Europe in 1829, spending time in England and Italy. While in Europe, Cole was greatly influenced by the works of the old masters, especially those of the Italian Renaissance.

Upon returning to the United States in 1832, Cole settled in New York City and began to paint the landscapes of the Hudson River Valley. His paintings were highly romanticized and often featured dramatic natural scenery, such as waterfalls and mountains.

Cole's work gained critical acclaim, and he became one of the leading painters of the Hudson River School. In 1836, he married Maria Bartow, with whom he had five children.

In addition to his paintings, Cole was also an accomplished writer and thinker. He wrote extensively on the role of art in society and the importance of preserving America's natural beauty. He was a strong advocate for conservation, and his work helped to inspire the creation of the national park system.

Unfortunately, Cole's career was cut short by his untimely death in 1848, at the age of 47. Despite his relatively short career, he left a lasting legacy as one of America's greatest landscape painters.

67 Thomas Cole Paintings

View from Mount Holyoke, Northampton, Massachusetts, after a Thunderstorm - The Oxbow, 1836 by Thomas Cole | Painting Reproduction

View from Mount Holyoke, Northampton, ... 1836

Oil Painting
$1973
Canvas Print
$51.45
SKU: CTH-4574
Thomas Cole
Original Size: 130.8 x 193 cm
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, USA

Landscape, 1825 by Thomas Cole | Painting Reproduction

Landscape 1825

Oil Painting
$1598
Canvas Print
$57.37
SKU: CTH-4575
Thomas Cole
Original Size: 60.3 x 80 cm
Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Minnesota, USA

View of the Round Top in the Catskill Mountains, 1827 by Thomas Cole | Painting Reproduction

View of the Round Top in the Catskill Mountains 1827

Oil Painting
$1234
Canvas Print
$55.58
SKU: CTH-4576
Thomas Cole
Original Size: 99 x 137 cm
Boston Museum of Fine Arts, Massachusetts, USA

View near the Village of Catskill, 1827 by Thomas Cole | Painting Reproduction

View near the Village of Catskill 1827

Oil Painting
$1632
Canvas Print
$87.24
SKU: CTH-4577
Thomas Cole
Original Size: 62.2 x 88.9 cm
Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, California, USA

Peace at Sunset (Evening in the White Moutains), c.1827 by Thomas Cole | Painting Reproduction

Peace at Sunset (Evening in the White Moutains) c.1827

Oil Painting
$1616
Canvas Print
$63.44
SKU: CTH-4578
Thomas Cole
Original Size: 68.9 x 81.9 cm
Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, California, USA

Expulsion from the Garden of Eden, 1828 by Thomas Cole | Painting Reproduction

Expulsion from the Garden of Eden 1828

Oil Painting
$2002
Canvas Print
$54.76
SKU: CTH-4579
Thomas Cole
Original Size: 99 x 137 cm
Boston Museum of Fine Arts, Massachusetts, USA

The Subsiding of the Waters of the Deluge, 1829 by Thomas Cole | Painting Reproduction

The Subsiding of the Waters of the Deluge 1829

Oil Painting
$2211
Canvas Print
$56.55
SKU: CTH-4580
Thomas Cole
Original Size: 90.8 x 121.4 cm
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington, USA

Distant View of Niagara Falls, 1830 by Thomas Cole | Painting Reproduction

Distant View of Niagara Falls 1830

Oil Painting
$1043
Canvas Print
$58.75
SKU: CTH-4581
Thomas Cole
Original Size: 47.9 x 60.6 cm
Art Institute of Chicago, Illinois, USA

View of Florence, 1837 by Thomas Cole | Painting Reproduction

View of Florence 1837

Oil Painting
$6508
Canvas Print
$50.06
SKU: CTH-4582
Thomas Cole
Original Size: 99.5 x 160.4 cm
Cleveland Museum of Art, Ohio, USA

View of Schroon Mountain, Essex County, New York, After a Storm, 1838 by Thomas Cole | Painting Reproduction

View of Schroon Mountain, Essex County, New York, ... 1838

Oil Painting
$1784
Canvas Print
$50.06
SKU: CTH-4583
Thomas Cole
Original Size: 100 x 160 cm
Cleveland Museum of Art, Ohio, USA

New England Scenery, 1839 by Thomas Cole | Painting Reproduction

New England Scenery 1839

Oil Painting
$1552
Canvas Print
$62.06
SKU: CTH-4584
Thomas Cole
Original Size: 57 x 46.7 cm
Art Institute of Chicago, Illinois, USA

The Temple of Segesta with the Artist Sketching, c.1842 by Thomas Cole | Painting Reproduction

The Temple of Segesta with the Artist Sketching c.1842

Oil Painting
$1443
Canvas Print
$50.06
SKU: CTH-4585
Thomas Cole
Original Size: 49.8 x 76.5 cm
Boston Museum of Fine Arts, Massachusetts, USA

Sunset in the Catskills, 1841 by Thomas Cole | Painting Reproduction

Sunset in the Catskills 1841

Oil Painting
$1419
Canvas Print
$50.06
SKU: CTH-4586
Thomas Cole
Original Size: 57 x 76.2 cm
Boston Museum of Fine Arts, Massachusetts, USA

The Fountain of Vaucluse, 1841 by Thomas Cole | Painting Reproduction

The Fountain of Vaucluse 1841

Oil Painting
$2249
Canvas Print
$53.52
SKU: CTH-4587
Thomas Cole
Original Size: 175.2 x 124.7 cm
Dallas Museum of Art, Texas, USA

River in the Catskills, 1843 by Thomas Cole | Painting Reproduction

River in the Catskills 1843

Oil Painting
$1889
Canvas Print
$51.45
SKU: CTH-4588
Thomas Cole
Original Size: 70 x 102.5 cm
Boston Museum of Fine Arts, Massachusetts, USA

American Lake Scene, 1844 by Thomas Cole | Painting Reproduction

American Lake Scene 1844

Oil Painting
$900
Canvas Print
$56.00
SKU: CTH-4589
Thomas Cole
Original Size: 46.3 x 62.2 cm
Detroit Institute of Arts, Michigan, USA

L'Allegro, 1845 by Thomas Cole | Painting Reproduction

L'Allegro 1845

Oil Painting
$2002
Canvas Print
$50.06
SKU: CTH-4590
Thomas Cole
Original Size: 81.6 x 121.9 cm
Los Angeles County Museum of Art, California, USA

Il Penseroso, 1845 by Thomas Cole | Painting Reproduction

Il Penseroso 1845

Oil Painting
$1889
Canvas Print
$50.06
SKU: CTH-4591
Thomas Cole
Original Size: 82.3 x 122 cm
Los Angeles County Museum of Art, California, USA

Prometheus Bound, c.1846/47 by Thomas Cole | Painting Reproduction

Prometheus Bound c.1846/47

Oil Painting
$1784
Canvas Print
$82.79
SKU: CTH-4592
Thomas Cole
Original Size: 162.6 x 243.8 cm
Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, California, USA

The Hunter's Return, 1845 by Thomas Cole | Painting Reproduction

The Hunter's Return 1845

Oil Painting
$1729
Canvas Print
$50.62
SKU: CTH-8452
Thomas Cole
Original Size: 102 x 153.6 cm
Amon Carter Museum, Texas, USA

Genesee Scenery (Poop), 1847 by Thomas Cole | Painting Reproduction

Genesee Scenery (Poop) 1847

Oil Painting
$1459
Canvas Print
$94.01
SKU: CTH-8506
Thomas Cole
Original Size: 129.5 x 99.1 cm
Rhode Island Museum of Art, Providence, USA

View on the Catskill (Early Autumn Overall), c.1836/37 by Thomas Cole | Painting Reproduction

View on the Catskill (Early Autumn Overall) c.1836/37

Oil Painting
$1497
Canvas Print
$50.06
SKU: CTH-12255
Thomas Cole
Original Size: 99.1 x 160 cm
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, USA

The Titan's Goblet, 1833 by Thomas Cole | Painting Reproduction

The Titan's Goblet 1833

Oil Painting
$1099
Canvas Print
$50.59
SKU: CTH-12256
Thomas Cole
Original Size: 49.2 x 41 cm
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, USA

The Lonely Cross, 1845 by Thomas Cole | Painting Reproduction

The Lonely Cross 1845

Oil Painting
$1218
Canvas Print
$75.86
SKU: CTH-12257
Thomas Cole
Original Size: 61 x 61 cm
Musee d'Orsay, Paris, France

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